September 28, 2016 - Industry News
The safety compliance recall, which concerns the hatchback release software, covers more than 64,000 vehicles in the U.S.
Tags: Ford Focus, Recalls, 2013-MY, Ford, 2014-MY, 2015-MY, 2016-MY, 2017-MY, Manual Transmission, Compact Cars
In the U.S., the recall covers 887 vehicles in the 2014-model year.
Tags: Cargo Vans, Ford Transit Connect, Recalls, Ford, 2014-MY
In a recent Environmental Protection Agency emissions test, the Ford Transit showed dramatic reductions of harmful emissions while performing on propane autogas when compared to the same engine operating on gasoline.
Tags: Alliance Autogas, Propane Autogas, Emissions Testing, Ford, Ford Transit
September 22, 2016 - Industry News
Ford's new adaptive steering technology that's been added to 2017 Super Duty trucks and the 2016 Edge mid-size SUV improves steering efficiency and effort so the vehicles are easier to steer at various speeds.
Tags: Ford, Ford Edge, Ford Super Duty, Steering
September 17, 2016 - Industry News
As part of a new agreement, Ford plans to embed a group of its researchers and engineers into a robotics laboratory on the University of Michigan campus in Ann Arbor.
Tags: Ford, University of Michigan, Autonomous Vehicles, Robots
September 12, 2016 - Industry News
Ford Motor Co. plans to sell a fully autonomous car to the public by the middle of the 2020 decade, after it plans to supply a fully autonomous vehicle to ride-hailing companies, the company told Automotive Fleet.
Tags: Ford, Autonomous Vehicles, Fully Autonomous, Mobility
September 9, 2016 - Industry News
Ford has begun collaborating with a trio of technology start-up to explore next-generation vehicle technologies such as interactive mapping, connectivity, and ride-hailing, the company announced.
Tags: Mapping, Ford, Mobility
September 8, 2016 - Industry News
The recall covers 2013-2015 model-year Ford C-Max and Escape vehicles, 2012-2015 Focus vehicles, 2015 Mustang and Lincoln MKC vehicles, and 2014-2016 Transit Connect vehicles.
Tags: Ford Escape, Ford Focus, Ford Transit Connect, Recalls, Ford Mustang, 2013-MY, Ford, Ford C-Max, 2014-MY, 2015-MY, NHTSA, 2016-MY, Lincoln MKC
September 1, 2016 - Industry News
Ford continues to grow its van sales with 20,355 vans sold in August, a 13% increase over August of 2015 and the top-selling month for the company.
Tags: Ford, Ford Transit, Full-Size Vans
August 26, 2016 - Industry News
Ford's gasoline and diesel 2017 Super Duty trucks will come equipped with a 48-gallon fuel tank that provides a 22% increase over the outgoing diesel models and 37% increase over the gasoline models.
Tags: Ford, Fuel Tanks, Large Pickups, 2017-MY, Ford Super Duty
August 24, 2016 - Industry News
The safety compliance recall covers nearly 18,000 2017 model-year vehicles in the U.S.
Tags: Ford Escape, Recalls, Ford, Compact SUVs, 2017-MY
The recall covers more than 2,000 2015-2016 model-year vans equipped with 3.2-liter diesel engines.
Tags: Diesel Engines, Recalls, Ford, Ford Transit, Full-Size Vans, 2015-MY, 2016-MY
The recall covers 77,502 Taurus, Flex, Police Interceptor, Lincoln MKS, and Lincoln MKT vehicles in the 2013-2015 model years.
Tags: Ford Taurus, Lincoln MKS, Lincoln MKT, Recalls, 2013-MY, Ford Police Interceptor, Ford, 2014-MY, 2015-MY, Ford Flex, Prestige Luxury Cars, Full-Size Sedans, Police Vehicles
August 17, 2016 - Industry News
Because LiDAR technology is a critical element enabling development of fully autonomous vehicles, Ford has opted to invest in tech firm Velodyne in Silicon Valley.
Tags: Ford, Autonomous Vehicles, Velodyne, Silicon Valley
August 16, 2016 - Industry News
Ford plans to produce a fully autonomous vehicle for commercial operation by 2021, as part of a ride-hailing or ride-sharing service.
Tags: Ford, Autonomous Vehicles
August 12, 2016 - Industry News
Ford Motor Co. has received a $6 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to develop fuel cell and hydrogen technologies, Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-Mich.) has announced.
Tags: Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles, Ford, U.S. Department of Energy, Federal Grants
August 11, 2016 - Industry News
In a world of streaming digital music, Ford is bucking the trend by upgrading the radio technology in its 2017 Fusion mid-size sedan to give drivers a clearer FM listening experience.
Tags: Ford Fusion, Ford, Infotainment Systems, HD Radio
August 10, 2016 - Industry News
Ford will offer the STX appearance package with its 2017 F-150 and Super Duty trucks that will slot between the XL work and XLT mid-level models, Ford has announced.
Tags: Ford F-150, Ford, Large Pickups, 2017-MY, Ford Super Duty
Ford has begun shipping all configurations of its redesigned 2017 Super Duty trucks that will arrive with higher-strength frames and lighter-weight bodies, a company spokesman has confirmed.
Tags: Ford, Order to Delivery, Large Pickups, 2017-MY, Ford Super Duty
August 4, 2016 - Industry News
The regional recall covers nearly 766,700 vehicles in the U.S., including such models as the Focus, Escape, Transit Connect, and C-MAX.
Tags: Ford Escape, Ford Focus, Ford Transit Connect, 2012-MY, Recalls, Ford Mustang, 2013-MY, Ford, Ford C-Max, 2014-MY, 2015-MY, Lincoln MKC
August 3, 2016 - Industry News
The compact SUV delivers a better performance in the IIHS small overlap front crash test, thanks to structural changes in the 2017 model.
Tags: Ford Escape, IIHS, Crash Tests, Ford, 2017-MY, Compact SUVs
July 26, 2016 - Product News
The change to high-volume F-150 cabins cuts costs and weight, and adds interior room for SuperCab and SuperCrew buyers.
Tags: Pickup Trucks, Ford, Lightweighting, Large Pickups, Ford Super Duty, Aluminum, 2017-MY
July 25, 2016 - Industry News
Ford is offering its Sync 3 connectivity platform that allows compatibility with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto throughout its entire 2017 vehicle lineup.
Tags: Ford SYNC, Ford, Android Auto, Apple CarPlay
July 18, 2016 - Global News
Ford has announced changes in its senior leadership in South America and Europe, including new appointments for vice president of Ford Motor Company and president of Ford South America.
Tags: Ford, Automotive Executives, Promotions
Owen Gregory has been appointed director of fleet operations for Ford of Britain, succeeding Nick Themistocleous, who retired in June.
Tags: Ford, United Kingdom
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